Addition of cattle manure to sheep bedding allows vermicomposting process and improves vermicompost quality.

@article{Cestonaro2017AdditionOC,
  title={Addition of cattle manure to sheep bedding allows vermicomposting process and improves vermicompost quality.},
  author={Taiana Cestonaro and M{\^o}nica Sarolli Silva de Mendonça Costa and Luiz Ant{\^o}nio de Mendonça Costa and Dercio Ceri Pereira and Marcos Antonio Teofilo Rozatti and Marcos Felipe Leal Martins},
  journal={Waste management},
  year={2017},
  volume={61},
  pages={
          165-170
        }
}
Animal waste is usually a good substrate for vermicomposting. However, numerous animal husbandry systems use bedding that consists primarily of lignocellulosic substrates, which hinders earthworm and microorganism's development and thus, the entire bioconversion process. One possible solution is to mix the used bedding with other waste materials that are more amenable to earthworm ingestion and can provide better conditions for earthworm population growth. Here, we have aimed to examine the… CONTINUE READING
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